David Cantarero Tomás

Visual Artist

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David Cantarero Tomás (Teruel, 1979) studied graphic design and illustration at the Art School of Zaragoza (2003) and graduated in Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona (2008). In 2006 he was awarded an Erasmus scholarship at the University of the West of England, Bristol and between 2008 and 2010 he took a Master’s Degree in Contemporary Thought back on the UB. During this period he developed a collaboration grant within the Teaching Supporting Unit (USD) of the Resources Center for Teaching and Research (CRAI). He has recently finished a Master's Degree in Artistic Production at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV), where he also played a role as an intern in the Vice-deanship of Culture until 2014. He also enjoyed a scholarship for a stay of six months (2014), completing his studies within the postgraduate program in Visual Arts at the Faculty of Art and Design of the National Autonomous University of México, in Mexico City. For the year 2016 he has been granted an internship as collaborator in the BilbaoArte Fundation at Bilbao, where he has continued with the development of several of his artistic projects.

In the field of art production the work he has been carrying out the last few years has led him to be awarded several grants and prizes such as the XV CALL Art Prize of the Luis Adelantado Gallery (Valencia) or the University of Zaragoza Art Prize, as well as to exhibit at various museums, exhibition halls and art centers such as the Titanik Gallery in Turku (Finland), the Galería Autónoma FAD-UNAM in Mexico D.F. (Mexico), the Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB), Las Naves, Space for Contemporary Creation of Valencia, the Centre del Carme of Valencia, the Cuarto Espacio Cultural of Zaragoza, or Etopia, Center for Art and Technology of Zaragoza.